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Awaru, A. Octamaya Tenri – Online Submission, 2020
False interpretations of sex make sex education less prioritized by parents in educating their children. This condition is considered as the cause of increased child abuse, violence, and sex crimes. This research aims to reveal the social construction of parents' sexual education Bugis-Makassar families. The research used a qualitative approach…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Attitudes
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Forthun, Larry F.; Fogarty, Kate; Rudd, Shelby; Bartolomeo, Susan; Mighty, Peggy D. – Journal of Extension, 2018
Grandparents who take on primary responsibility for raising grandchildren face unique family challenges while helping reduce the burden on the foster care system. The GRandS (Grandfamily Resilience and Sustainability) Program was a family life education program designed with three fundamental goals: (a) increase grandparent caregivers' knowledge…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Caregiver Training, Extension Education, Family Life Education
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Singh, Seyda Subasi – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2020
This study was conducted in Austria with Indian immigrant mothers to understand their perceptions and experiences about family involvement in education. Family involvement in education can promote a wide range of benefits for all, and especially for immigrant children. The qualitativeinterpretative research methodology was adopted, and ten mothers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Immigrants
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Curtiss, Sarah L.; Pearson, Jamie N.; Akamoglu, Yusuf; Fisher, Kim W.; Snodgrass, Melinda R.; Meyer, Lori E.; Meadan, Hedda; Halle, James W. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Online family education can be challenging but rewarding for both families and practitioners. Parents of children with disabilities are integral in fostering children's early development and in promoting independence across the life span. Practitioners and parents working collaboratively can enhance this development. Collaboration between parents…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Mediated Communication, Family Programs, Disabilities
Urtubey, L. Juliana – Educational Leadership, 2020
When an English learner is referred for an evaluation for disability and possible special education services, educators must establish a trusting relationship with that student's family, clarifying the process for them and making the family part of all decision making. Urtubey explains cultural differences we should be aware of in how many Latinx…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Special Education, English Language Learners, Disability Identification
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Alcaine, Pablo Bautista; Sánchez, Eva Vicente – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2020
This study aims to find out how the groups that form the education community (students, teachers, families) differ in terms of the various characteristics surrounding the cyberbullying phenomenon. To do this, we conducted research using a selective correlational and cross-sectional design to analyze relationships and differences among variables:…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Burke, Lindsey; Bedrick, Jason – EdChoice, 2018
In 2014, Florida became the second state to enact education savings accounts (ESAs), a relatively new form of educational choice that empowers families to utilize state funding to customize K-12 schooling options beyond just private school tuition, which is all that's allowable under a more traditional voucher program. Now called the Gardiner…
Descriptors: Money Management, Parents, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance
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Sullivan, Terence; Serow, Penelope; Taylor, Neil; Angell, Emily; Tarrant, Jodana; Burnett, Greg; Smardon, Dianne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
There has been little recent documentation concerning Pacific family support for family members locally involved in university study in their Pacific home country and how such responses affect both parties. Some studies dealing with family support for student family members, including Pacific families residing in the USA, have been published. A…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Family Relationship, Expectation, Well Being
Mooney, Angela; Prins, Esther – Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, 2013
The purpose of this guide is to inform practitioners about the current descriptions of health literacy and the relevance of this topic to adult education and family literacy practices. The adult education and family literacy educators play a key role in teaching and enhancing health literacy in the classroom.
Descriptors: Health Education, Adult Education, Family Literacy, Teacher Role
McHugh, Erin M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
When families consider investing in their children's education they must weigh the perceived costs against the potential benefits, which becomes increasingly difficult as the cost of higher education continues to rise. Using a family systems approach, this phenomenological study explored the central research question, "How do families…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Investment, Phenomenology, Systems Approach
Illinois Community College Board, 2014
This document contains Illinois' State Plan for Adult Education and Family Literacy under Title II of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 for July 1, 1999, through June 30, 2015. The plan is comprised of the following sections: (1) Eligible agency certifications and assurances; (2) Description of the steps to ensure direct and equitable access;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Family Literacy, Adult Literacy, Federal Legislation
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Myers-Walls, Judith A.; Ballard, Sharon M.; Darling, Carol Anderson; Myers-Bowman, Karen S. – Family Relations, 2011
Many scholars have defined family life education (FLE), and some have differentiated it from other family-related fields. For example, Doherty (1995) provided a definition of the boundaries between FLE and family therapy; however, we believe those criteria can be improved. We explore the professions of family life education, family therapy, and…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Family Life, Cooperation, Family Counseling
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Gordon, Sheila C.; Arenstein, Benjamin – International Review of Education, 2017
With societal changes rapidly transforming cultures that had been largely homogenous, today's multi-cultural--and in particular interfaith--families need new educational strategies to help them understand their cultural roots and identify and clarify what aspects of their heritages they wish to nurture and transmit to their children. This paper…
Descriptors: Intergroup Relations, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Differences, Judaism
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Redford, Jeremy; Huo, Huade; McQuiggan, Meghan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The purpose of this report is to describe basic descriptive statistics on barriers to parent-school involvement data that are available using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011). The brief begins by examining the level of parents' involvement in activities in their children's schools and the specific…
Descriptors: Barriers, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Primary Education
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Bi, Yujuan – International Education Studies, 2011
The author composes a questionnaire about conditions of preschool children's family music education. The survey includes 280 preschool children in a city of Shandong province. It finds that most parents have recognized the importance of early childhood music education, but there is the tendency of utilitarian. The content of family music education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education
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